Spending A Fun-Filled Weekend in Austin, Texas

Spend a weekend in Austin, Texas – the Live Music Capital of the World! Fill your time with great food, live music, and an endless amount of outdoor activities.

The best time to visit Austin is September to November, or March to May as temperatures typically range between 70˚ to 80˚F. However, we went end of April to early May and unfortunately, it rained most of the time we were there. Either way, it was a weekend to remember filled with many laughs and great memories!

Top 10 Things To Do in Austin Texas

  1. Go for a walk on Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail for a great view of the city’s skyline.
  2. Rent a boat from Retro Boat Rentals on Lady Bird Lake for a fun day in the sun!
  3. Barton Springs Pool is located in Zilker Park. Barton Springs is an outdoor pool filled with natural spring water.
  4. Spend time on 6th Street, an entertainment oasis packed with hotels, bars, and venues.
  5. Rainey Street was where we spent our Saturday night. We spent most of our time at the Container Bar, where several bachelor and bachelorette parties packed the bar – it definitely was a night to remember!
  6. South Congress Avenue is packed with shops, restaurants and hotels.
  7. Check out the Food Truck Parks for a variety of new foods to try!
  8. Lake Travis is 30 minutes northwest of downtown Austin. There are many fun outdoorsy things to do here.
  9. Lamar Union Plaza has a variety of shops and restaurants, located near South Congress Avenue.
  10. Haute Spot is a live music venue – check to see who’s playing during your stay in Austin!

15 Best Places To Eat & Drink

The restaurants listed below vary from oyster bars to beers and burgers. What are you in the mood for?!

  1. Food Truck Parks
  2. Green Mesquite BBQ
  3. Aba
  4. ATX Cocina Modern Mexican
  5. Jacoby’s Mercantile
  6. Gourdough’s Big. Fat. Donuts
  7. Mozart’s Coffee
  8. Loro
  9. Clark’s Oyster Bar
  10. Little Brother Bar
  11. Uchi
  12. Lutie’s
  13. Zanzibar Austin
  14. Perla’s
  15. Easy Tiger

Top 10 Places To Stay During A Weekend in Austin

Depending on the location preferred, these hotels sure are a sight to see all in itself! All hotels are located in downtown Austin, other than Lakeway Resort and Spa and The Echelon.

  1. The Westin Austin Downtown
  2. Hotel ZaZa
  3. Hotel San José
  4. Fairmont Austin
  5. Austin Motel
  6. Austin Proper Hotel
  7. Lakeway Resort and Spa – 40 minutes northwest of downtown Austin, Texas.
  8. The Echelon – 30 minutes northwest of downtown Austin, Texas.
  9. W Austin
  10. The Line Hotel

Austin, Texas sure is a sight to see – you will not be disappointed during your visit! Come for a bachelor or bachelorette party, or as a family. There are things to enjoy for everyone!

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